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Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 35.40% lower than in Norway
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 32.43% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 24.82% lower than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 51.69% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 25.44% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 40.08% higher than in Norway

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  Norway  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr     73.93 kr      -50.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr     332.70 kr      -58.41 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 99.00 kr     48.06 kr      -51.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 70.50 kr     25.88 kr      -63.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 70.00 kr     36.97 kr      -47.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 35.72 kr     27.30 kr      -23.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 25.92 kr     12.03 kr      -53.58 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 22.86 kr     9.58 kr      -58.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 14.81 kr     7.48 kr      -49.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 23.90 kr     18.04 kr      -24.50 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 22.33 kr     22.69 kr      +1.59 %
Eggs (12) 32.09 kr     17.30 kr      -46.09 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 89.05 kr     70.92 kr      -20.36 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 109.46 kr     58.43 kr      -46.62 %
Apples (1kg) 22.63 kr     28.36 kr      +25.29 %
Oranges (1kg) 22.02 kr     28.10 kr      +27.62 %
Tomato (1kg) 28.13 kr     28.63 kr      +1.77 %
Potato (1kg) 15.60 kr     18.07 kr      +15.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 17.73 kr     11.73 kr      -33.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 21.07 kr     13.15 kr      -37.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 125.00 kr     88.72 kr      -29.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.66 kr     17.16 kr      -40.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 31.89 kr     24.65 kr      -22.70 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 95.00 kr     44.36 kr      -53.30 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.00 kr     14.79 kr      -60.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 650.00 kr     510.14 kr      -21.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 70.00 kr     22.18 kr      -68.31 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 15.00 kr     11.49 kr      -23.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 450.00 kr     220.32 kr      -51.04 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 14.97 kr     7.03 kr      -53.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,300.00 kr     155,261.40 kr      -40.35 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,786.83 kr     1,177.31 kr      -34.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.97 kr     1.15 kr      +18.39 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 312.49 kr     347.17 kr      +11.10 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 444.96 kr     292.27 kr      -34.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 220.45 kr     132.37 kr      -39.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 kr     73.93 kr      -32.79 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 866.35 kr     303.43 kr      -64.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 434.46 kr     264.46 kr      -39.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 966.54 kr     574.03 kr      -40.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 1,108.07 kr     628.92 kr      -43.24 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,935.24 kr     7,582.63 kr      -23.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,740.29 kr     5,723.34 kr      -26.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,471.67 kr     12,826.56 kr      -26.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,149.09 kr     9,663.17 kr      -26.51 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,328.09 kr     14,079.54 kr      -69.61 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 33,575.30 kr     9,278.89 kr      -72.36 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 25,895.45 kr     24,508.29 kr      -5.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.71     4.22      +13.72 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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